Photos of the Week: Relay for Life


Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Barry University student Ben Becker snaps pictures of classmate Martha Wiggers at a fundraising booth set up in support of UM’s annual Relay for Life philanthropy event, which raises money for cancer research on behalf of the larger national charity.

 

Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Sophomore Amy Tannenbaum lights a candle in honor of a loved one affected by cancer before the luminaria ceremony at the conclusion of UM’s Relay for Life fundraiser. Participants purchase luminaria, which are white bags illuminated by tea lights, and place them along the walkway where the final relay ceremony takes place at nightfall.

 

Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Junior Machaela Hennessy dances with Sophie, a Pomeranian owned by UM alumnus Jessi Bryant, in the Miss Relay pageant held as part of the activities related to UM’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser, which raises money for cancer research on behalf of the larger national charity.


Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Junior Jessica Walton dances in a showcase of the Miami Motion dance teams held as part of the activities related to UM’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser, which raises money for cancer research on behalf of the larger national charity.

 

Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Senior Danny Diaz plays cornhole at an event held as part of the activities related to UM’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser, which raises money for cancer research on behalf of the larger national charity.